Willem de Kooning

Willem de Kooning bio

Birth Name: Willem de Kooning

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Rotterdam

Date Of Birth: April 24, 1904

Date Of Death: March 19, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Dutch

Willem de Kooning was born on the 24th of April, 1904. He was popular for being a Painter. Abstract expressionist painter whose best-known works included “Woman I,” “Attic,” and “Excavation.” His first solo show was in 1948 at the Charles Egan Gallery.

Willem de Kooning was born in Rotterdam. He worked as an assistant to the art director at a Rotterdam department store during the 1920s. He also developed a passion for jazz after visiting the Savoy Ballroom several times in 1932 with muralist David Margolis. His painting, “Woman III,” sold for a staggering $137 million in 2006.

Willem de Kooning was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Willem de Kooning is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Willem de Kooning’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Willem de Kooning’s parents.

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Willem de Kooning was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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REAL NAME: Willem de Kooning
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Willem de Kooning was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Willem de Kooning was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Willem de Kooning had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Willem de Kooning’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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